|His First and Last Appearance - Francis J. Finn|
LibriVox recording of HIS FIRST AND LAST APPEARANCE, by FRANCIS J. FINN, S.J.. Read by Maria Therese. The scene of the story is laid partly in Milwaukee, partly in New York. It describes the trials of the orphaned Lachance children. The boy hero is of a loving and lovable disposition and wins the hearts of all. The author has combined pathetic incidents with religious consolations, and gives zest to the whole by diffusing his genial humor throughout...
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|That Office Boy - Francis J. Finn|
LibriVox recording of That Office Boy by Francis J. Finn. Read in English by Maria Therese A new story by Father Finn! It will be glad news to many to learn that Father Finn has found time from his many duties to write a new story, and such a story! From the opening chapter to the last page of the book the interest never lags. The plot is very simple, turning on a prize contest for pianos offered by certain newspapers to the school, society or club that receives the greatest number of coupons...
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|But Thy Love and Thy Grace - Francis J. Finn|
LibriVox recording of BUT THY LOVE AND THY GRACE, by FRANCIS J. FINN, S.J.. Read by Maria Therese. Father Finn's beautiful little tale can be read in an hour or so, but it conveys a lesson which ought to be of longer duration. The interest of the story is chiefly theological, turning, as it does, on the refining and ennobling effects of frequent confession and communion on the soul; yet it is so simply put that any child can understand it...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; religion; Catholic; God's will; Cincinnati
|The Fairy of the Snows - Francis J. Finn|
LibriVox recording of The Fairy of the Snows, by Francis J. Finn. Read by Maria Therese. Have you seen a human fairy? Meet Alice Morrow, the dainty fairy of the snows, who will dance her way right into your heart! Get ready to laugh and cry as you follow the antics and trials of the Morrow family, living in early 20th Century Cincinnati. (Introduction by Anne Elizabeth) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available...
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|Tom Playfair; or Making a Start - Francis J. Finn|
LibriVox recording of Tom Playfair; or Making a Start, by Francis J. Finn. Read by Maria Therese. Tom Playfair; Or Making a Start is a book by a Roman Catholic priest, originally published in 1890, and written for youth ages 9-12. The story opens with 10-year-old Tom Playfair being quite a handful for his well-meaning but soft-hearted aunt. (Tom's mother has died.) Mr. Playfair decides to ship his son off to St...
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|The Best Foot Forward and Other Stories - Francis J. Finn, S.J .|
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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